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_~ „ (ByScmiM") Edgar Wylie has been appointed hon. secretary to tho New Zealand R°d£ Union. This scribe is BU re that Mm.. watu lovers pf .the game Killwub him Buccpss m the position. The Iwiroa-Feildinff match nexft Saturday will be rofereed S? Se Str J° old B°JsKia Toa fixttirc. 8 The tussle for the UankinV Bhield this year is keener than it ha, been for man, a day, Old Boys appear "S." a big chance for the anpretnacy, bat Pal! merston, Instilute, and Feildiirt will all have a say in the matter. Old Bot? present position on. the li.ti« R reat)» d. v« *o »he fact that they train refy "n----sistently. One thing above all other, mostrcquired in a hard-fonght battle w condition. Another factor of their success is the obedience with whiek they carry out the behfesfs of their skipper—a quality not generally po.. sosted by the mass of footballers. The splendid material possessed by he I?almer,ton Club is marred by I tendency to selfishness. J Last; Saturday's match Old Bqya t. Feildmg went WU h a willing B SriDI and McMinn were towers of strengik in the local team, while Taylor wai a shiuing hght in the Feilding ranks. On the stand on Batdrday this-Bcrib* overheard the remark,' "Who Z Ongley?" Originally jhe Jwii an o" mam boy. Learnt bin football at Si lowed tho game up when down at the West Coast. He also played in. tho big cricket matches against Warner's eleven. ihc best of it is he doesn't talk about it who he i?"'" 11"^0 ha™ »«> "*

•■ Padaj " McMinn, ". Bium » Smith A deal of surprise has been bwn «. C?k ed w atS e Tn. Oni DClnßron ■ofMeMlnn and ODgley also had some elairaa for inomston to this scribe'a way pf thinking.

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NOTES., Manawatu Times, Volume XXVIII, Issue 405, 2 June 1905

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NOTES. Manawatu Times, Volume XXVIII, Issue 405, 2 June 1905

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